In an effort to collaborate and share resources, "Best Practices" groups are available for your participation. Groups meet via teleconference on a regular basis and may have opportunities for face-to-face collaborations during the year.
Open Accessibility Alliance
The Open Accessibility Alliance (OAA) supports the development of open source tools for evaluating the accessibility of web based resources and the development of coding practices for inclusive web design (i.e. accessible to people with disabilities). This group is currently inactive.
IBHE Web Accessibility Collaboration Group
IBHE Web Accessibility Collaboration Group supports the implementation of the Illinois Information Technology Accessibility Act (IITAA) in higher education institutions throughout Illinois. Membership is open to anyone interested in supporting the accessibility of web based resources in higher education in Illinois.
Vendor Collaboration Groups
Additional collaboration groups that work directly with vendors to such as Blackboard and Desire2Learn are also available.